Jan 15, 2010 9:56pm
Re: Is this PD?
CBS did register The Kill in 1997
Type of Work: Motion Picture
Registration Number / Date: PAu002424266 / 1997-12-22
Title: The kill.
Description: Videocassette ; 1/2 in.
Series: Studio One
Copyright Claimant: CBS, Inc.
Date of Creation: 1952
Authorship on Application: Columbia Broadcasting System, Inc., employer for hire.
Copyright Note: C.O. correspondence.
Names: CBS, Inc.
Columbia Broadcasting System, Inc.
The original registration for Guns, Girls and Gangsters was:
GUNS, GIRLS AND GANGSTERS. Imperial
Pictures. Released by United Artists Corp.
70 min., sd., b&w, 35mm. Imperial Pictures,
Inc.; 22Jan59 (in notice- 1958)-
They needed to renew this by the end of 1986. Docs on the movie go back to 1982 on USCO but there is no renewal present. There's no separate copyright on the story or music so this one is PD.